The Portland Bike Ensemble plays free improvised music on amplified bicycles. Based in Portland, OR.
The Levenshulme Bicycle Orchestra is a mutating mechnical monster sprawling through the post industrial wastelands. Formed in 2005 from a variation of previous works and collaborations the orchestra comprises of four musicians exploring the boundaries of what it is to play as a band. Having built a reputation for intense, mesmorising and occasionally limb tearing live shows this the Orchestra's first recorded output. In the words of Owen Thomas: